Bo Jackson (Overcoming the Odds)

  • Title: Bo Jackson (Overcoming the Odds)
  • Author: Jon Kramer
  • ISBN: 9780817241230
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Bo Jackson Overcoming the Odds From Vincent Edward Bo Jackson born November is a former American baseball and football player He was the first athlete to be named an All Star in two major American sports and also won th
    From Vincent Edward Bo Jackson born November 30, 1962 is a former American baseball and football player He was the first athlete to be named an All Star in two major American sports, 1 and also won the Heisman Trophy in 1985 In football, he played running back for the Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League In baseball, he played left fieFrom Vincent Edward Bo Jackson born November 30, 1962 is a former American baseball and football player He was the first athlete to be named an All Star in two major American sports, 1 and also won the Heisman Trophy in 1985 In football, he played running back for the Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League In baseball, he played left field and designated hitter for the Kansas City Royals, the Chicago White Sox, and the California Angels of the American League in Major League Baseball While at Auburn University, he won the 1985 Heisman Trophy, the prize annually awarded to the most outstanding collegiate football player in the United States He also ran a 40 yard dash in a blistering 4.12 seconds hand timed , which is still the fastest verifiable 40 yard dash time ever recorded at any NFL Combine 2 3 A hip injury severely impaired his professional baseball career, and ended his NFL career In 1989 and 1990, Jackson s name became known beyond just sports fans through the Bo Knows advertising campaign, a series of advertisements by Nike, that starred Jackson alongside Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Bo Diddley, promoting a cross training athletic shoe named for Jackson 1 Jackson, the eighth of ten children, was born in Bessemer, Alabama and named after Vince Edwards, his mother s favorite actor His family described him as a wild boar hog, as he would constantly get into trouble The nickname was eventually shortened to Bo 4 5 Jackson attended McAdory High School, where he rushed for 1175 yards as a running back as a high school senior Jackson also hit twenty home runs in twenty five games for McAdory s baseball team during his senior season He was also a two time state champion in the 100 meter dash 6 In June 1981, Jackson was selected by the New York Yankees in the second round of the MLB draft, but he instead chose to attend Auburn University on a football scholarship 7

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